Opteron-based EBX board packs powerful multimedia clout Product News 8/31/2005 Post a comment Take a look at this EBX form-factor board that packs dual-core AMD Opteron processors and 64-bit technology. Available with both single- and dual-core processors, this board packs a 16-lane PCI Express slot, a stackable HyperTransport connector, ExpressCard and CompactFlash sockets, SATA, Gigabit Ethernet, and lots more.
Thales set to roll out Rapid IO multi-processor system Product News 8/30/2005 Post a comment Military systems vendor Thales Computers is about to roll out its first serial Rapid IO system for embedded computing applications. Significantly, the company's PowerMP4-60 rack and cards will combine both PowerPC and Pentium-M processors. Here's a preview.
TimeSys goes online with roll-your-own LinuxLink developer network News & Analysis 8/29/2005 Post a comment Looking to capture the attention of the 45 percent of the embedded software market that have continued to stick with in-house RTOSes and Linux rather than commercial offerings, TimeSys Corp. has gone online with a Web-based subscription service for its 'roll-your-own' Linux customization service.
DataPower wins pilot deployment in DoD information grid News & Analysis 8/8/2005 Post a comment The Defense Information Systems Agency is making XML acceleration a key element in the Global Information Grid project, awarding DataPower Technology Inc. (Cambridge, Mass.), a contract for pilot deployment of the XS40 XML Security Gateway in the Net-Centric Enterprise Services Service-Security element within GIG.
Drones are, in essence, flying autonomous vehicles. Pros and cons surrounding drones today might well foreshadow the debate over the development of self-driving cars. In the context of a strongly regulated aviation industry, "self-flying" drones pose a fresh challenge. How safe is it to fly drones in different environments? Should drones be required for visual line of sight – as are piloted airplanes? Join EE Times' Junko Yoshida as she moderates a panel of drone experts.